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  • Pocono Raceway, Pennsylvania homeowners among those benefiting from federal tax 'extender' bill

    Pocono Raceway, Pennsylvania homeowners among those benefiting from federal tax 'extender' bill
    WASHINGTON — From auto racetrack operators to homeowners to those with disabilities, there was something for almost everyone in a retroactive tax bill that Congress sent to the president's desk before ending their two-year session. The bill, which...
  • Anne Arundel County education briefs

    Rotary scholarships The Rotary Club of Annapolis is accepting scholarship applications from graduating seniors attending Annapolis-area high schools in ZIP codes 21401, 21403, 21409 and 21144, and home-schooled students. Up to four cash scholarship...
  • Personal finance resolutions for 2015

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin We're about to turn the dial on another year, and while 2014 has been a lot better economically for many than past years, plenty of Americans still feel as though they're living through an extended recession. First,...
  • 8 year-end tax planning tips

    Before you shut down for the holidays, remember that just a few hours spent reviewing your financial life may help boost your bottom line -- and put a dent in your holiday shopping bills! Here are eight ideas to consider, which could minimize taxes before...
  • What to do if you have not saved enough for college

    Soaring college costs and stagnant incomes mean many families will not be able to save enough to pay for a typical undergraduate education. But there are still ways to find a college degree you can afford. The good news is that most people will pay...
  • Noncitizen UConn Student Shut Out Of Financial Aid

    Noncitizen UConn Student Shut Out Of Financial Aid
    The University of Connecticut says it will double the money it raises for scholarships. Unfortunately, I won't be able to get any of that $150 million. I am an undocumented immigrant student who grew up in Connecticut, graduated from Windsor Locks...
  • Parkland student wins new piano scholarship

    Parkland student wins new piano scholarship
    A sophomore at Parkland High School is the first winner of the Dr. Albert Hofammann Scholarship for Young Pianists awarded by the Allentown Music Club.   This is the first year that this scholarship is being awarded in honor of Hofammann, a former music...
  • Legal review of voucher program IS needed

    Legal review of voucher program IS needed
    I am grateful to the South Florida Sun Sentinel for its insightful, balanced, and responsible editorial on Nov. 29, "Court Review of School Vouchers Long Overdue." I found Doug Tuthill's combative response to the editorial surprising since I invited...
  • Brown, Legislature study ways to avoid UC, Cal State tuition hikes

    Brown, Legislature study ways to avoid UC, Cal State tuition hikes
    The fate of the proposed tuition increase at University of California campuses now rests in the hands of the governor and state lawmakers, who are aligned in opposition to it but divided over how to scrap it. The UC regents voted in November to increase...
  • Community Services for Children receives additional funding, and other company news

    Community Services for Children receives funding Community Services for Children recently received $5,000 from M&T Bank and $2,500 from Capital Advantage Insurance (Capital BlueCross) in Educational Improvement Tax Credit funding in support of its...
  • View UC system as an investment, not a charity case

    To the editor: George Skelton mischaracterizes and diminishes the pivotal role of the University of California system as simply one of many with its hand out. ("Many want more money; UC should get in line," Dec. 7) Public higher education is not a cost....